From: John Peterson <jwpeterson@gm...>  20080708 23:38:07

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 6:24 PM, Paulo Vieira <paulovieira.ml@...> wrote: > Next week I'm going to present a seminar where I'll talk about the > work I've been doing in the last months (structural mechanics). I've > using libMesh for the results and I'd like to spare some minutes to > talk about it and show some nice examples. In particular I'd like to > show the amr capabilities of libmesh but I don't know anything about > the theory behind it or the implementation. Could any of you give me > some references about the amr method used in libmesh (hanging nodes)? > I just need an introduction to be prepared in case anyone asks me > about it. I read the article about libmesh and the pdf's of > presentations in the website, but I need something more. I'll send you some pdfs offlist. Roy probably has the best discussion of AMR and hanging nodes in libmesh. > On a related note, I learnt about finite elements reading "Finite > Elements  an introduction, vol. 1". Old but good. I've since been > curious about the other volumes but it's impossible to find them here > in Lisbon. A collegue of mine is going to UTaA for a summer school > soon. I was wondering if any of you at UT knows where to obtain a copy > the second volume  "Finite Elements, A Second Course" by Oden and > Carey. Any place where this might be available? Are there any new > editions of these volumes? > > Many thanks in advance. I believe he has a number of copies of volume 1 for sale (since that book is used actively in a course) but I'm not sure about other volumes...Roy could probably check in his office and see what's available, but I don't know what the pricing is going to be.  John 